Intellectual Property Rights Office IP Rights Office IPRO

Intellectual Property Rights Office for the United States

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This page provides information about the administration of intellectual property in the United States. Intellectual property covers copyright and industrial property, including patents, designs, and trademarks.

Industrial Property

"Industrial property" includes a range of different forms of intellectual property, including patents for inventions; industrial designs; trademarks; and more. It covers all forms of intellectual property besides copyright.

Industrial Property Offices for the United States

The details of the official government office(s) responsible for industrial property in the United States are as follows:

Name:United States Department of Commerce
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Address:Customer Service Window
Knox Building
501 Dulany Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
The Customer Service Window is located in room 1D80 of the Knox Building

P.O. Box 1450
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450
Tel:(1 571) 272 8600 (Under Secretary and Director)
(1 571) 272 8800 (Commissioner for Patents)
(1 571) 272 8901 (Commissioner for Trademarks)
(1 571) 272 1000 (Contact Center)
Fax:(1 571) 273 0464
Email:IP.Policy@uspto.gov
usptoinfo@uspto.gov
PCTHelp@uspto.gov
Online:http://www.uspto.gov